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xaviershay / ruby_require_speed.patch
Created May 1, 2011
This drastically speeds up require time on ruby 1.9 (17s down to 10s in our production rails app) , at the expense of disabling some edge case handling around autoloading. YMMV but it works for our rails app.
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From 2fb8432982b7e8ffc4c05f912f47cd9ca7261427 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Xavier Shay <>
Date: Sun, 1 May 2011 10:25:18 +1000
Subject: [PATCH] Disable some edge cases in requiring to speed it up.
load.c | 1 +
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/load.c b/load.c
wbailey / databases.rake
Created Feb 11, 2011
ActiveRecord migrations outside of Rails
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require 'yaml'
require 'logger'
require 'active_record'
namespace :db do
def create_database config
options = {:charset => 'utf8', :collation => 'utf8_unicode_ci'}
create_db = lambda do |config|
ActiveRecord::Base.establish_connection config.merge('database' => nil)